What is the Poverty Stoplight?

Using mobile technology and social innovation, we help families design their own strategy out of poverty.The Stoplight is a tool that seeks to activate the potential of families and communities to lift themselves out of poverty. Using a technology platform, it offers a self-assessment survey and intervention model that enables people to develop practical solutions…

Revealed: how TikTok censors videos that do not please Beijing

TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned social network, instructs its moderators to censor videos that mention Tiananmen Square, Tibetan independence, or the banned religious group Falun Gong, according to leaked documents detailing the site’s moderation guidelines. The documents, revealed by the Guardian for the first time, lay out how ByteDance, the Beijing-headquartered technology company that owns TikTok,…

Top 10 innovative lawyers: leaders of legal practice revolutions

A young female corporate lawyer in Ukraine, the “wild east”, and a middle-aged male disrupter of Britain’s mature legal market: a study in contrasts characterises this year’s European innovative lawyers’ award to two individuals. Foremost among her innovations, Anna Babych co-authored and advocated important legislation modernising Ukraine’s main corporate entity — its 600,000 limited liability…